Marketing Manager, Kilimanjaro Live
Karma Bertelsen is the Marketing Manager at Kilimanjaro Live, a UK national entertainment promoter that delivers over 700 live music and diverse entertainment events a year ranging from festivals, arena and stadium tours to gigs in grassroots venues and musical theatre. She has overseen the marketing strategy on a variety of tours such as Ed Sheeran, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rag n Bone Man, Kate Tempest, Margaret Glaspy, Marilyn Manson, Craig David, The 1975, Bastille and more including artists at the start of their careers.
She started her career working at HMV gaining an understanding of the physical retail market before joining International business management company Thomas St John to work with various artists from Deadmau5 and Calvin Harris to Kelis. She then joined publisher NewBay Media to work on leading industry title Music Week and pro-audio titles Audio Media International and MI Professional. Following this and prior to Kilimanjaro Live, Karma joined the Marketing team at PPL.
In 2017 Karma was inducted into the Music Week Women in Music Awards 2017 Roll of Honour and SheSaidSo’s Alternative Power List.